Poultry Environmental Best Management Practices

Ronald Levy  |  3/6/2018 8:26:42 PM

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Poultry production is Louisiana’s largest animal industry and its $1.5 billion contribution to the state’s economy makes it the second-largest segment of Louisiana’s agricultural industries. The Louisiana poultry industry consists of broiler producers and egg producers.

BMPs for poultry farms are a specific set of practices used by farmers to reduce the amount of soil, nutrients, pesticides and microbial contaminants entering surface water and groundwater while maintaining or improving the productivity of agricultural land.

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